|What is the best type of tomatoes to plant in containers and how often should fertilizer be applied?|
|Some of the best tomatoes for container culture are the following, which are determinate (bush type) plants with large fruits and most have good disease resistance:
`Walter' ? old standard, large red fruit, resistant to: Fusarium (1 and 2), gray leafspot, graywall.
`Suncoast' ? New deep red inside and out, large fruit; resistant to Fusarium (1 and 2), vert. wilt, gray leafspot. A University of Florida release.
`Floramerica' ? Award winner. Large red fruit. Resistant to Fusarium wilt (1 and 2), gray leafspot, gray mold, crown rot.
`Flora-dade' ? Recommend this one. Big red fruit; resistant to Fusarium wilt (1 and 2), vert. wilt, gray leafspot.
`Duke' ? commercial variety good for the garden. Large red fruit; resistant to vert. wilt, Fusarium (1 and 2), gray leafspot, alternaria stem canker.
`Sunny' ? standard commercial variety. Large red fruit. Resistant to vert. wilt, Fusarium (1 and 2), Alternaria, gray leaf spot.
`Solar Set' ? new variety released by University of Florida. Sets large red fruits at higher temperatures than most varieties.
`Celebrity' ? A favorite, diseas resistant variety in Jacksonville, does well in other areas of the state.
Feed your plants every 3 weeks by mixing 1 to 2 tablespoons of 6-8-6, 4-8-8, 6-6-6 or similar analysis fertilizer per 1 gallon of water.